Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

Employment

District Attorneys and Solicitors-General recruit and select professional personnel for their respective judicial circuits and counties. Vacancy announcements are posted as a service to these elected chief prosecutors. Please follow the reply instructions included in each announcement.

Other employment announcements from the prosecution community are also posted on a regular basis.

The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additionally, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify, and uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2008. [Federally-Issued User ID #: 144282, Date of Authorization: August 12, 2008]

Please contact Human Resources Director Chantalia Cooper to add or remove an announcement.

Augusta Richmond County Solicitor-General's Office
Assistant Solicitor-General
(9/26/14)

The Augusta Richmond County Solicitor’s Office is seeking applicants for an Assistant Solicitor General. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the investigation and preparation of cases for trial, representing the State in all stages of court proceedings and performing additional tasks relating to the function of the department as assigned by the Solicitor-General.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Represents the State in the prosecution of misdemeanor cases with direct litigation responsibilities.
  2. Reviews files for prosecution and will represent the State throughout arraignment, trial and sentencing phases.
  3. Manages a high volume caseload through case preparation and time management skills.
  4. Presents cases for sentencing in State Court.
  5. Reviews criminal histories, interviews witnesses and targets specific victim concerns and/or restitution.
  6. Conducts special hearings.
  7. Serves as resource for subordinate personnel.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Juris Doctorate required. Must be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar.
  • Experience: One or more years in similar position or sufficient experience to perform principal duties and responsibilities. Internship, third year practice in law, law journal and/or participation in Moot Court will be considered towards experience. Two to three years experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of state laws, court proceedings, rules of evidence, policies, procedures and activities of the Solicitor General’s Office as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Assistant Solicitor General.
  • Familiarity with local government and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in dealing with the public.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

Other:

  • May supervise designated subordinate personnel.

Salary Is Commensurate With Experience. Position Open Until Filled.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Fasha Lewis
Chief Assistant Solicitor-General
fasha.lewis@gmail.com

Northeastern Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorney
(9/22/14)

Lee Darragh, District Attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, serving Hall and Dawson Counties, is currently accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney. This is a county paid position. Preference will be given to those already members of the State Bar and with prosecution experience.

Please send your resume to Lee Darragh and Chief Assistant District Attorney Wanda Vance at:
 
P.O. Box 1690
Gainesville, Georgia 30503
(770) 531-6970 - FAX

Or, by e-mailing a copy to ldarragh@hallcounty.org and wvance@hallcounty.org.

Coweta Judicial Circuit
Investigator
(9/17/14)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office (Troup County location) is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. Limited night-time and weekend work; Troup County funded with State of Georgia benefits. Salary based on experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

Applicant must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer and have a minimum of three years law enforcement investigative experience. Applicant must possess above average technology skills, be a detail-oriented team player, and have strong organizational/interpersonal skills. Must possess/maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License and be able to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.

Interested persons should email their cover letter, resume and references to ltipton@pacga.org, or by mail/fax to:

Linda Tipton, Operations Manager
District Attorney’s Office
P.O. Box 2564
Newnan, Georgia 30264
(770) 683-0216 - Fax

No phone calls, please.

DeKalb County Solicitor-General's Office
Supervising Attorney, Special Victims Unit
(9/4/14)

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office seeks a supervising attorney for its Special Victims Unit. The Special Victims Unit prosecutes misdemeanor cases involving high-risk intimate partner violence, elder abuse, victims who are children, animal cruelty and vehicular homicides. Minimum requirements include: five years of prosecutorial experience in Georgia and extensive jury trial experience, to include a minimum of 20 jury trials as first chair. A successful applicant will have a strong background in working with victims of abuse and demonstrated experience with supervising, training and/or mentoring other prosecutors. Additionally, applicants must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. This is a full-time position with benefits to begin in October, 2014.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume by September 12, 2014 to:

Ms. Sonja Brown
Deputy Chief Assistant Solicitor-General
snbrown@dekalbcountyga.gov

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit (DeKalb County)
Assistant District Attorney
(9/3/14)

The DeKalb District Attorney’s Office has an Assistant District Attorney opening in the following Units:

  • Crimes Against Children; and
  • Asset Forfeiture/HIDTA

Applicants must have at least 3 years of felony trial experience, a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be a member of good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Please include in your resume and/or cover letter the number of completed felony jury trials, designate first or second chair. Also, indicate which position you are applying for. Salary and benefits are county or state-paid and salary is based on experience.

Applicants may send a resume, cover letter and references to:

Nicole M. Golden, Chief ADA
DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office
556 N. McDonough Street, Suite 700
Decatur, Georgia 30030
OR EMAIL TO: ndmarchand@dekalbcountyga.gov

Riley McLendon, LLC
Municipal Prosecuting Attorneys
(9/3/14)

Riley McLendon, LLC  represents the six north metro Municipal Courts of Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Dunwoody, Doraville, Brookhaven and Peachtree Corners. We are hiring part-time Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys. The applicant must pass an employment background and credit check, and will be fingerprinted. Applicant must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Applicant must have a minimum of three years’ experience in a high-volume court prosecuting cases.

If you are a retiring/retired Assistant District Attorney or Assistant Solicitor-General who wishes to work in the north metro area on a part-time basis, this is the perfect retirement job!

Please submit your resume and any cover letter by email to:

Bill Riley
Briley@RileyMcLendon.com

Forsyth County Solicitor-General's Office
Investigator
(7/28/14)

The Forsyth County Solicitor-General’s Office is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator. The applicant must meet the following minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; current P.O.S.T. certified as a Peace Officer (must provide POST Basic Law Enforcement Certification Number (PBLE #); three years law enforcement investigative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain firearms qualification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Driver’s License. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to:

Loraine Carder
Office Manager
lhcarder@forsythco.com

Georgia Department of Law
(1/16/14)

Assistant Attorney General, Torts Section
http://law.ga.gov/assistant-attorney-general-torts

Duties & Responsibilities

Position works on tort cases involving the defense of state agencies in state court throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience

Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years litigation and/or tort related experience.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Attn: WK Brown
Director of Human Resources
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Griffin Judicial Circuit
Assistant District Attorney
(8/29/13)

The Griffin Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney position. Position will be a county-paid position handling primarily felonies. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary based on experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Hon. Scott Ballard, District Attorney by email at sballard@fayettecountyga.gov.